Federal Government told to ensure safety of herbal drugs


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Again, the Federal government has been called upon to ensure through its regulatory agencies that all drugs including herbal medicines are safe for use before they are listed and/or registered to curtail increasing cases of kidney problems. Professor Bolanle Adeniyi gave the charge in an inaugural lecture entitled “Microbes: Culprits and their attackers on Nature’ field” at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. Professor Adeniyi stated that this was particularly important considering the increase in kidney problems in the country, which she declared may not be unconnected with indiscriminate use of such products. Read more

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